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Local Elections

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 26 April 1949

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has adopted the formal scheme for county council elections for use in the case of town council elections, where definite Tuesdays are specified regarding notices for nomination and withdrawal of candidates, instead of specific dates.

Under the Representation of the People Act, 1948, the latest times for nomination and withdrawal in both county council and town council elections are 4 p.m. on the third and second Tuesday respectively preceding the day of election.